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's the old washington fiscal game of janga. you try to build as much debt as you can take, as much taxes you can take until you topple the entire economy. this is the challenge that this week will have. this week republicans will have a budget that balances in ten years. the democrats' budget never balances. no household can run that way. >> let me challenge you on this point, because here is paul ryan this week, and he laid out very clearly what he thought the job was. let me play that. >> we think we owe the country a balanced budget. we think we owe the country solutions to the big problems that are plaguing our nation -- a debt crisis on the horizon, a slow-growing economy. people trapped in poverty. we're showing our answers. >> right, but the answers rely on $700 billion in savings from interest. most of the deficit reduction comes from repealing the president's health care reform, which nobody thinks is going to happen. so how seriously should this be viewed as a roadmap for a balanced budget? >> it should be very serious, because budgets -- >> you're not going to repeal obama care. >
challenged him on spending, taxes, a balanced budget and even closing the white house to public tours. for more insight on what the someone like we're joined by congress warm candice miller. miss miller, thank you. what was your particular gripe at mr. obama today and how tough of that meeting? >> well, you know, i guess it's his charm offensive and actually i think it's working because i think he's becoming charmed by the house republicans. >> but you went after him. >> i asked him a question that we are just getting bombarded with here on capitol hill. i said mr. president we're all dealing with sequestration, the house members have taken a 5% than 6% and now a 8% cut to our own budgets. we're dealing with the sequester best we can. no one has ever thought or made any mention about closing the capitol or capitol visitor's center or this beautiful house office building you see in the rear. nobody said that. mr. president, if you have to close the white house to tours and you need money take it out of our hide that's exactly what i said to him. i said we don't have to come to the whit
to raise taxes in virginia in order to deal with transportation problems. it's also worth noting that people are noting the absence of those two, and the presence of people like mitt romney who has said he's never going to run again, and a lot of republicans think he has admitted ran a campaign with some flaws along the donald trump and sarah palin raises questions about the absence of mcdonnell and chris christie. there will be a straw poll here. it doesn't mean a heck of a lot other than republicans are already keeping score. and one more thing, jon. yesterday when we were talking about deliberate irs taxes, i said one in ten were delinquent, it's actually one in a hundred. i don't want the irs angry at me. so made a mistake and cleaned it up. jon: all right. one in one hundred, and as you said, we'll see who shows up to the next cattle call for conservatives. carl cameron, thank you. jenna: well, an outpouring of reaction to the newly-elected leader of the catholic church. pope francis planning an inaugural mass in the sistine chapel. he told a crowd of some 100,000 people in
if republicans agreed to new tax increases. we have heard this before. however, the white house put a positive smpin on the meeting calling it a good substantive exchange and called it a good conversation. the president admitted more with abc news there is more to be done. >> ultimately it may be that the differences are just too wide. if their position is we can't do any revenue or we can only do revenue if we gut medicare or gut social security or medicaid. if that is the position we probably will not be able to get a deal. >> if your piece up on politico read conflicting reports, some say it was more of the same from the president and others say it was a step in the right direction for him to come up to the hill and visit bus. anything come out of this meeting yesterday and the ones that will follow today and the rest of the week? >> i would just replay that clip over and over and over again and that tells you everything you need to know about the next year. the president wants tax increases and he does not want to do a bill with big changes in entitlement reforms. republicans don't want ta
before from republicans. is that true? >> largely true but there is one huge difference. that is the tax increases that have already gone into effect on january the 1st. paul ryan budget accepts the increases. it does not attempt to change them. in other words he is not rehashing the whole fiscal cliff debate. he is accepting that, yes, we've got these higher tax rates in place. we all keep them. that's a huge difference from where he was before the election. martha: he includes tax cuts, tax hikes, i should say but doesn't include obamacare. he would like to see that go. >> he wants that out of here. >> stuart, thank you very much. bill: you've been waiting 1400 days and finally we got a budget. so now we know. martha: it is exciting. takes less time to pick a pope. put it that way. at least we think so. bill: in the modern day. martha: exactly. bill: in "america's newsroom" the new polling shows public view since the election. is the honeymoon over? some numbers tell a very interesting story on that topic. martha: this one is not going away, folks. the fight whether or not you can brin
this week showing a wide gap, indeed, remains over spending and taxes. plans on the table both sides are taking to the airwaves to try to make their cases. peter doocy is live in washington. peter, does it look like either side is ready to give any ground? >> reporter: it depends on which interview you with a watched this morning, john boehner told abc news president obama already got the new taxes he wanted back in january so more taxes shouldn't even be on the table this time around, but another remember can bob corker indicated on fox that new taxes could be part of the discussion if democrats agree to serious entitlement reform. >> think republicans, if they true entitlement reform, would be glad to look at tax reform that generates additional revenues. that doesn't mean increasing rates. it means closing loop homes and arranging our tax system so we have economic growth. i think we've been saying that from day one. >> reporter: the house budget committee chairman paul ryan says he thinks president's trip to capitol hill to meet with republicans is a good start but he thinks the
, again, if the president wants to let our unwillingness to raise taxes get in the way, then we're not going to be able to set differences aside and focus on what we agree on. and my take away was that. >> frank and candid are always interesting diplomatic code words when year overseas. thiser boehner in today's "the washington post." for all of washington's focus on the president's outreach to republicans, it's his engagement with members of his own party n that will determine whether we succeed dealing with the challenges facing our economy. the fact is there are folks on both side of the aisle that talk a good game on the idea of reforming medicare or doing something about social security, nobody wants to own the plan. they want to agree to it reluctantly to a plan brought up by the other side because here's another fact. medicare and social security are universally popular and even in a republican primary getting caught messing around with social security without a reason is bad politics. so any time you hear this from either side, the other side needs to lead, translation
way, both by smart cuts, by closing all of those tax loopholes for high-income people. by the way, mitt romney and paul ryan talked about during the campaign -- those tax breaks are all still there. by eliminating those tax breaks, we can take a balanced approach to reducing the long-term deficit. which is an issue. but you shouldn't sacrifice economic growth now, on the altar of deep cuts and an austerity philosophy. >> i want to bring the panel in because you know, the congressman talks about making smart cuts now. what's in it for democrats to do any grand bargaining at all. any savings that would be applied in cutting the budget, would not be applied to their priorities. it's not as if you're going to reduce government spending on x and spend it more on the poor, spend it more on things democrats care b. why are democrats arguing for a budget at all? >> you and i don't agree on this, joanne. i think long-term, as congressman van holland says, you have to create a sustainable budget path. with the baby boomers, retirement and all sorts of other huge coming costs, we need to hav
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taxes taken out of the pockets of hardworking american families, more government spending which adds to the trillions of dollars in debt that will be handed down to the next generation. our friends on the other side of the aisle talk about a balanced approach, but they refuse to even balance their own budget. our vision calls for a stop to washington's failed policies and reckless spending. it says american families and small businesses understand you can't spend more than you take in. you need to balance your budget, and it's time for washington to do the same. this vision seeks to protect the things that we value most, to keep the promises we made to our seniors, to our veterans. i'm the son of a u.s. marine. while at the same time allowing us to leave a better future for our kids and our grandkids, that's the vision i want to work toward and that's why i'm proud to support the house budget committee's proposal which we'll be voting on later this week. this isn't about passing a budget for one year, just one time. this is about creating lasting solutions that help grow our economy
.85 trillion off the deficit over the next decade. it does so by raising nearly $1 trillion in new tax revenue, by cutting tax expenditures, and closing loopholes in the tax code and cutting $733 billion in spending. the remainder of the package is made up of savings on interest payments. murray's budget includes $275 billion in some health care cuts, less than the $400 billion the president previously put on the table and what he talked about in the state of the union. it includes $240 billion in defense cuts. senate democrats also propose $100 billion on new stimulus spending on infrastructure projects. >>> the budget includes no change to social security. the president reportedly faced some skepticism yesterday when he spoke to senate democrats about potential plans to switch to a, quote, chained cpi, which could lower the rate at which social security benefits are increased and cut the cost of the program in the long run. this morning, the liberal "huffington post" has a banner headline quoting senator tom harkin. quote, he said he hopes we reach some grand bargain. but what is in that gra
with spending and tax increases. on the other end of this how do you suggest that president obama somehow come and meet him in the middle? >> i'm not sure the budget is coming out of the house as much as any new revenues to solve the budget problems. by the way, i think we could learn something from the vatican if you lock everybody in a room with 500-year-old plumbing, we might get a deal here. charles: you know what? i tell you what, i'm for it. i thiik that's the most bipartisan thing that will be said all day long. on the budget situation, you know, it's interesting because obviously the president has taken a different tact here recently going into the sequester deal and sort of went to the people to make his case and the country's not falling apart. sequestration might have been a ploy, if you will, to sort of put the g.o.p. in a box, but seems to be working against the president and might be changing the whole tenor of this debate. >> well, i think the issue on sequestration, i think the president did sort of overestimate the effects and what i'm seeing is that it's having serious effect
for a budget. they went over the budget during a meeting. it calls for increases in spending and taxes. the democrat's budget would increase tax revenues over a trillion dollars over the next 10 years. >> the american went to the polls in support of. >> republicans introduced a proposal based on spending cuts. >>> president obama nominated a new embassador to libya today, deborah jones. if approved she will fill a post left vacant by u.s. ambassador chris stevens. he was killed in an attack in benghazi september 11 last year. >>> police scheduled a gun buy back program, cash for fire arms events have been popular. this is video from an earlier event. the program is planned for saturday from 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. at pittsburg city hall. people can receive 50 up to $300 in exchange for guns. >>> up in flames, a explosion and fire after a boat collides with a pipeline in louisiana, the connection this crash has to the bay area. >> looking brighter in california, california has been lagging behind but the sign things are turning around. hello? the words are going this way-there's no
is where they can compromise on fundamental disagreements, including taxes. >> you know, again, if the president wants to let our unwillingness to raise taxes get in the way, then we're not going to be able to set differences aside and focus on what we agree on. and my takeaway was that. >> i thought that we had a very frank and candid exchange of ideas. and frankly, i think it was productive. we have a spending problem. we have to attack the spending. and the president understands, yeah, we've got some long-term spending that we need to deal with, but he's going to hold hostage the fact that he wants to raise taxes on the american people again. >> last night, the president addressed organizing for action, the group run by many of his former top operatives to help advance the president's agenda. the president downplayed his new efforts to work with members on the hill. >> over the last several weeks, the press here in washington's been reporting about obama's charm offensive. well, you know, the truth of the matter is, all i've been doing is just calling up folks and trying to
. republicans falsely claim democratic budget increases taxes by $1.5 trillion. as you know the republicans have spent years pressuring democrats to write a budget so they can criticize it and attack it -- so they are assuming the sequestration stays in place which everybody thinks is dumb. so if we're just going to have these fault math arguments i don't know how we're going to get anything done, do you? >> and the false math goes even further, stephanie. their budget wants to reduce the rates on the top wage earners, but they don't tell you how they are going to do it. but in the end it give people who make over a million dollars a decrease in taxes every year. so $200,000 more in tax breaks for the richest -- >> that sounds fair. >> it makes no sense. and then when you ask how they are going to do it? they still protect the tax exemptions for companies who send jobs overseas oil companies, corporate jets -- it's almost too hard to debate something that is this silly. >> stephanie: i know you new there, but do you see any way out of this, that we we -- literally are s
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down to the bottom line, the president believes that we have to have more taxes from the american people. we're not going to get very far. if the president doesn't believe that the goal ought to be to balance the budget, i'm not sure we're going to get very far. this is the whole issue, we have a spending problem here in washington. >> where is your trust level with the president? i mean, you're talking about these meetings as if they really didn't mean much. >> no, the president and i have a very good relationship. we're open with each other. we're honest with each other. but we're trying to bridge some big differences. >> so, do you trust president obama? >> absolutely. >> absolutely? >> absolutely. there's no issue there. >> listen to what president obama told george stephanopoulos about the debt this week. >> we have already cut $2.5 trillion, $2.7 trillion out of the deficit. if the sequester stays in, you got over $3.5 trillion in deficit reduction already. so, we don't have an immediate crisis in terms of debt. in fact, for the nen ten years, it's going to be in a sustainab
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trying to downplay the possibility of striking any kind of bipartisan deal on budgets cut taxes, and deficit reduction. >> it may be that the differences are just too white if their position is we cannot do any revenue or we can only do revenue if we get medicare or get social security or get medicaid. if that is the position and we are probably not going to be able to get a deal. lou: congressman paul ryan, the author of the republican budget calling the president'sur reach effort, if that's what it is, and fiscal wishes not terribly charming. the president also claiming dung that interview with abc that the white house did not order the controversial closure of white house tours. that is the statement that his own press secretary disputed just hours later. >> the secret service made the decision about its budget and to withdraw personnel from to worse . cancel the taurus. it is our job to cancel the taurus. they cannot cancel them. because this is not a tour of the secret service building but tour of the white house and grounds. we run the taurus and the invitations and proces
no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. and the usps says it makes more money than it spens because of the networking that happens here. critics point out the post office is a monopoly that shouldn't need to spend millions of dollars to network. they say that given the agency is $16 billion in debt, the usps is out of touch. >> we are a nation in austerity. the postal service is deep, deep in the hole. toe to see they are having a lav inch conference with golfing outings and a dance party -- it is beyond the pale. >> reporter: in a letter he fired off to the post master, a congressman said, quote, spending millions to participate in a conference seems to exhibit extremely poor judgment by usps judgment... it is getting close scrutiny in washington, as the house oversight committee holds formal hearings into wasteful travel by governmenties. >> jamie: cloud claudia, great to see you. thanks. >> eric: so you are building your financial nest egg for years, but what if life takes an unexpected turn and have you
-income families, while lowering taxes for the wealthiest people at a time which wl the rich are doing phenomenally well. one out of four major corporations is paying nothing in taxes. my hope is that we can in fact develop a strong budget which is based on revenue and judicious cut cuts. >> when i see her saying she is open to chain cpi, if she, obama, republican leaders get to a deal, it will include chain cpi or something along those lines. would you as a senator, if that becomes the deal that they all work out, would you use the power of filibuster, do you feel strongly enough to stop anything that touches entitlements? >> i don't want to speculate on a line athletic cal. the so called chain cpi would mean if you're 65 years of old, by the time you're 75, you'll get $650 less than you would have gotten. by the time you're 85, $1,000 a year less. if you're a senior citizen in the state of vermont trying to live on $15,000 a year, that's a devastating cut. let me say as chairman of the senate veteran committee, this will mean devastating cuts for disabled veterans fork widows who lost their husba
not on a sustainable fiscal path because of the tax cuts because of the unpaid four wars because of demographics. so we need to do two things at once. we need to support the economy in the short run, investorring in infrastructure putting construction workers back to work, making america important competitive in the future and also address the problems causing a long-run deficit which are healthcare rapidly growing healthcare costs. we can improve our tax code by closing all the tax loopholes that we have. that's what the president has been focused on since frankly since i started working for him back in 09. >> rose: do you believe, are you hopeful that somehow the capitol, the dinners the lunches that are taking place that there's somehow a change in the dynamic of the conversation? >> i think the president is willing to try whatever will work. i think that it's a pretty high hurdle he's facing. i say that because the president worked awfully hard because of the congressional leadership to reach a grand bargain. we set as a goal as a number of others have to rules the deficit by 4 trillion dollars ov
will be taxed. was lesss everybody than a certain amount of money in the bank will pay a one-time tax. anyone who has more than that in savings will pay 9.9%. someone with $150,000 in the bank will be forced to give the government nearly $15,000. cyprus is the third eurozone country to receive a financial lifeline, but the first to dip into people's savings to pay for it. >> it is a lose lose situation. there will be a huge deposit withdrawal, with or without a levy. >> the deal still requires the approval of parliament and it is not just cyprus it should be worried. 40% ofers account for bank deposit, and most of them are from nonresident russians. those alone amount to more than $32 billion. >> russian public opinion has a contradictory approach. on one hand, they're very happy because they believe that a businessman who puts his money to cyprus banks and not honest not honest -- businessman. >> cyprus may well default in may, and crash out of the euro. >> the president was quite drastic in his speech, saying it was the blackmail of the if he did not do this, he would have had to exit the e
, and more pay for temporary staff. they're planning to raise taxes on top-tier earners. or member the victims of the earthquake and tsunami two years ago -- remembered the victims of the earthquake and tsunami two years ago. earth6 exactly, the shook. 19,000 people died. >> my mother is still missing. it's been two years now, but it feels as if it just happened. man and his wife pledge tributes to those who lost their lives. he said japan would never forget. >> i think the only way to help the victims rest in peace is by accelerating reconstruction and by supporting the survivors. >> more than 300,000 people are still living in temporary accommodation. reconstruction work has been stalling. the fukushima nuclear disaster has contaminated huge swathes of .and on monday, the main suspect in the rape and murder of a young woman in a daily bus last december was found dead in his cell. -- delhi bus last december was found dead in his cell. officials say he hung himself with his own clothes. his family claims he was murdered. roman catholic cardinals began the process of electing a new
almost $1 trillion in new tax revenue. closing loopholes on the big corporations, in many cases don't even pay taxes. republicans are already blasting the plan. they support congressman paul ryan's budget proposal which seeks to balance a budget without any new taxes, only spending cuts. it also calls for repealing president obama's healthcare overhaul, something that democrats say, well, frankly, it can't happen. mike emanuel with the news live on capitol hill tonight. it was the democrat's turn. what did they say. >> the white house put out a statement concrete plan boost the economy and reduce deficits. today the chairman of the senate budget committee made her pitch. >> our budget reflects the pro-growth, pro-middle class agenda that the american people went to the polls of in support of in the last election. and i believe it is is a strong and responsible vision for building a foundation for growth and restoring the promise of american opportunity. >> though senator murray and white house like it not clear how senate democrats up for re-election 2014 will feel about voting on a
addressed his country to explain why he accepted a controversial plan which includes taxing people's savings and promised to amend some of the provisions to protect small depositers. they're meeting monday to discuss the tax many say are disastrous. >> attempting to drain their savings before the government takes a cut. but these anxious investors were a day late. >> i saw people withdrawing money on saturday and told myself let's do it later. then there were no money. all the cash points were empty. >> beaten by the thousands at the a.t.m. machines across the country, the public could be funding the country's financial bailout. banks put in place withdrawal limits but did nothing to deter would-be cash grabbers. under the deal, anyone with a bank deposit in cypress will be taxed. that means everyone who is less than $130,000 in the bank will pay a one-time tax of 6.75%. anyone with more than that in savings will pay 9.9%. someone with $150,000 in the bank will be forced to give the government nearly $15,000. tonight the president of cypress spoke to the country, urging acceptance of the bai
. to bury the economy? >> dana: the goal initially was to raise taxes, which they accomplished in january. when the fiscal cliff thing did not happen. that's why we had the sequester now. do you think he is pivoting to say we shouldn't worry about the debt that much. in the immediate term. as a second term president, aren't you supposed to govern for the longer term and focus on a better course? >> bob: accept now that everyone freaked out about a deficit that does not matter. i ask this question over and over. i'll ask it again. what was it today when you woke up in the morning about the debt that affected your life? the answer is absolutely nothing. the idea of trying to balance -- >> dana: if you're unemployed it might. >> bob: no. no. it has nothing to do with being unemployed. >> eric: you can't throw that premise out there on the table that unaffecteded by the debt. the china says we won't take 3% for the money, we want 6% or 9% or 10%, we're done. game over. they win. >> bob: they destroy themselveses in the process. >> kimberly: bob as a popular opinion for democrats. debt don't m
trail that exposes dysfunction and hundreds of tax dollars. >> a series of breakdowns by the city, the faa and the san jose airport, the city manages the airport, federal rules prevent it from cashing in on the airport's success. it's a snapshot of your government at work. or maybe not at work. >> welcome to san jose international airport. >> it's an airport funded by your airfare. your travel dollars, and it's this draft audit, raising questions about where your money went. it's written by the federal aviation administration. it's critical of the city of san jose, and it's funded by your tax dollars. >> what they found was, there were violations of the law. >> gabe bruno is the executive director of the faa whistle blower alliance, and a former high ranking executive in the faa. the draft audit accuses the city of san jose of improperly using airport profits in three different areas. >> one of the red flags that that raises with me is why nobody's really asking questions about this. >> specifically, the audit accuses the city of san jose of unlawfully diverting millions of dollar
impersonating government officials, demanding tax money before he could get the prize. how much money did your father end up giving? >> he lost over $85,000. >> reporter: 85,000? >> $85,000. it's devastating. >> reporter: listen to this. a sad exchange between a scammer and a woman named bea who's already shelled out more than $60,000. >> you have to pay the tax on the check before the check could be cashed. >> you keep asking for more money, more money. last night i went to bed crying. i don't have no money. the bills are coming. i don't have any oil. i'm freezing in here. it's getting cold now. >> you have to take care of the final payment, bea. just keep your trust in us now. >> reporter: and if the victims don't pay, the scammers are not above threats. >> there's nothing these scammers won't do. they're absolutely despicable. >> we want to put out the red flags of warning. >> reporter: so how do you protect yourself? if prize officials tell you to pay taxes before they give the money, it's a scam. >> you always tell us the same, pierre thomas on it again in washington. pierre, thank you. >
taxes. >> ultimately, it may be that the differences are just too wide. if their position is, "we can't do any revenue," or, "we can only do revenue if we gut medicare or gut social security or gut medicaid," if that's the position, then we're probably not going to be able to get a deal. >> reporter: after the president left, house speaker john boehner replied that it's mr. obama who's the obstacle to getting a deal. >> we have a spending problem. we have to attack the spending. and the president understands, yeah we've got some long term spending that we need to deal with. but he's going to hold hostage the fact that he wants to raise taxes on the american people again. that's not going to get us very far. >> reporter: some republicans, such as house budget chair paul ryan, on msnbc today, also questioned whether the meetings with lawmakers are just for show. >> the question is, is he going was the so-called charm offensive a temporary, you know, poll-driven political calculation, or was it a sincere conversion to try and bring people together and start communicating? >> reporter: ot
check, zero. no new taxes under any circumstances. yesterday paul reid offered a budget that zeroes out the president's health care plan. texas senator ted cruz even proposed a plan to defund obama care himself. with polls showing the president's approval rating dropping, a "washington post" poll put it at 50%, 5 points from a month ago, republicans have decided to stick to their own playbook, obstruct everywhere, hope some of the mud that covers them sticks to the president. steve schmidt is former senior adviser to the mccain/palin '08 presidential campaign and senior strategist on the bush/cheney '04 presidential campaign. robert gibbs was senior adviser for president obama's 2012 re-election campaign and served as white house press secretary. of course, both are now msnbc colleagues. in fact, analysts as well. thank you. steve, i want to start by throwing some dirt ball at you. i don't know how you're going to catch this one. >> yes. >> as we've all watched for the last two or three months now since the horror at newtown, connecticut, where all those 6 and 7-year-old kids were slaug
i'm listening but we've got to begin this talk by raising taxes. and then they got into some policy. >>alisyn: let's hear more about exactly what was said in these meetings. >> one of my favorite moments was when one of my colleagues said mr. president, it is not all that helpful to have you publicly questioning our motives, publicly accusing us of wanting to eviscerate medicaid, for example, simply because we want to call for reform or block grants. >> and his answer was? >> i don't speak nearly as badly about you as some of you do about me. >> who asked that? >> it was jon [inaudible] i thought he did a great job in answering the question. he was deferential in the way he did it. the point needed to be make. the president's response was unsatisfactory. it overlooked the fact that most of the time we criticize him but we generally don't question his motives. we don't question whether or not he generally cares about the american people. that is a problem. that is a difference. >>steve: you can tell the vicious attacks over the last couple of years really hurt. okay, he's up here now
. it calls for raising taxes on everyone earning more than $250,000 a year. spends a trillion dollars on public works projects over ten years. >> right. >> you say it will create 7 million jobs by next year. it does not, however, balance the budget. that's something also that the president has talked about. won't this be dead on arrival in the republican house? where do you see this document fitting into the debate? >> first of all, let me say the ryan budget is dead on arrival. so our budget stands, i think, it's better than his does. at least we're doing what the american people want which is to put people back to work. chris, i'm looking for the day where we can evaluate a budget based on whether it puts americans back to work. we don't need to balance the budget in ten years. we need to make steady progress toward reducing the ratio of gdp to deficit. that's what we need to do. what we really need to do and the crisis we actually have is a jobs crisis. we need to put our infrastructure in good repair, which we don't have now and we need public employees like teachers, firefighters
this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. ♪ >> announcer: this is the "bill press show," live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, twenty-six minutes after the hour. thursday march 16th and the new pope. it's not francis i, it is just francis. >> so after he is gone they will refer to him as francis i. >> bill: no -- >> if there is a second francis -- >> bill: if there is a second francis, but he is the first pope in like a thousand years to take a new name. >> i was really hoping to see another pope bonaface. >> bill: call up francis and tell him what you think. joey out in chicago, hey, joe which has an opinion on everything. hey, joey, good morning. >> caller: good morning guys. good morning gentlemen. he is a little too old fashioned for me bill. he took the name francis which is totally for the po
with my investments. i also try to keep my costs down. what's your plan? ishares. low cost and tax efficient. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. >>peter: the 115 cardinals are going to stay in rome and try to find a replacement for joy bayhar on "the view." >>alisyn: it took only two days for the 115 cardinals to make a decision on electing cardinal bergoglio now known worldwide as pope francis. >>brian: here with us to offer thoughts is carl anderson from the knights of columbus. he is live in rome. carl, what do you take from this decision? >> this is another marvelous example of what's happened so often in history in the catholic church. continuity in change, as if the cardinal electors were reading writings on charity when they voted for our new pope francis. 35 years ago the conclave gave us a new pope from pola
. you can only solve it, the only real approach is the combination of fiscal discipline. there is no tax increase in the world that will solve our long term debt problem. >> senior political editor mark murray joins me live now from cpac. a few moments ago, i understand, senator rand paul was on the stage behind you. is he still going? >> reporter: they are still going. there is a panel right now as you mentioned. the two big speeches this afternoon from florida senator marco rubio as well as rand paul. both of those people are seen as potential 2016 republicans and that's why we're watching them here. they end up getting a big applause from the conservatives in the audience. both about equal applause. marco rubio was talking about his focus on the middle class and he responded to a lot of liberal critics by saying, the republican party doesn't need new ideas. the idea is the american people. on the other hand, you end up having rand paul who ended up saying the republican party needed a change and change in a way, ad hearing mort to the constitution. taking up the charges his father had
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that for the privilege of running the cars. >> paul: each consumer gets a tax credit that's $7500 if i go out and buy an electric car. the government's actually paying me something to buy this, also subsidizing the producers of those cars with subsidies. is that a good deal for taxpayers? >> no, fundamentally, you're paying $7500 or more for a benefit that's environmentally worth about $44. not a good deal. >> paul: that's not a good deal. if you really care about climate change and want to have an impact, what should you drive? does it matter? >> you should definitely drive a smaller car and focused on do i really need-- should i take public transport? what you need to recognize this is not about you or me or anyone else in particular what we're trying it do. it's about how we organize our societies and how do we get the chinese to drive in the next 20, 40 years and that's about technology. so i'm all for an electric car in the long run, but it's an electric car that's going to be much cheaper, much more efficient, we need much better batteries. so by all means let's focus on research on batteries,
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